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County Board of Assessors Mails Annual Notices of Assessment
Apr 19, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett County Board of Assessors mailed approximately 277,000 Annual Notices of Assessment to residential and commercial property owners today. Notices are mailed in accordance with state law to...
Gwinnett Multicultural Festival offers fun, food, entertainment from around the globe
Apr 18, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett County Multicultural Festival on April 29 at Gwinnett Place Mall promises a variety of fun activities ranging from a mechanical bull to pet adoptions and a naturalization ceremony for som...
Additional bus routes take commuters to MARTA stations
Apr 7, 2017 4:00 am
Gwinnett County Transit and the state’s Xpress Service working to help commuters after I-85 collapse
In response to the collapse of the I-85 interstate in Atlanta, Gwinnett County Transit an...
Be prepared for severe weather this spring
Apr 5, 2017 4:00 am
Springtime warm weather can generate dangerous thunderstorms, high winds, tornadoes, and floods. Be prepared and plan ahead to better protect your home, business, and your family when severe weather s...
Gwinnett Animal Welfare & Enforcement under new management
Apr 1, 2017 4:00 am
The Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement Unit will be under the management of the Gwinnett County Department of Community Services effective April 1. The Gwinnett County Police Department has run t...
Join the Great American Cleanup 2017 and earn green for going green
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am
It’s time for the annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest annual community improvement program. From March 1 to May 31, more than 4 million volunteers and concerned cit...
County still in Level 2 drought response
Mar 16, 2017 4:00 am
Despite the recent rainfall, Gwinnett County remains in the Level 2 Drought Response that was declared in November. Lake Lanier is a large reservoir, fed by smaller streams that have been slow to reco...
Be wary of jury duty scams
Mar 2, 2017 5:00 am
Jury duty scams are on the rise again, so watch out for these fraudulent calls. Typically the caller says it's the Gwinnett Sheriff's Office calling to tell the victims that they didn't show up for ju...
Nash gives State of the County Address
Feb 16, 2017 5:00 am
In her seventh annual State of the County Address, (read the text or watch the video) Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash declared the county’s condition to be &am...
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APNewsBreak: Little change on race in Boston police stops
Apr 26, 2017 7:47 am
The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston.
San Diego schools defend effort to fight Islamophobia
Apr 26, 2017 7:40 am
One of the nation's largest school districts is launching an effort to better educate parents and teachers of its 132,000 students about Islam and Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.
Some high plains farmers struggling after fires, drought
Apr 26, 2017 7:39 am
Deep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
Apr 26, 2017 7:38 am
A hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's health care priorities might end up backfiring.
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
Apr 26, 2017 7:38 am
Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies _ and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that i...
Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting
Apr 26, 2017 7:27 am
Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors will face an irritated group of investors Tuesday.
SWGA residents to enjoy faster internet speeds
Apr 26, 2017 3:28 am
Thousands of residents in Southwest Georgia will now be able to purchase faster internet speeds.
ASU hosts Veterans Transition Fair
Apr 26, 2017 3:22 am
Dozens of South Georgia veterans learned about career opportunities Tuesday afternoon.
Insurance Commissioner's new app will help find unclaimed life insurance benefits
Apr 26, 2017 2:35 am
Deputy State insurance commissioner Jay Florence said many life insurance policies go unclaimed because the policy holder moves and fails to notify the insurance company, or the ben...
Commissioners say Lee County hospital project "right on track"
Apr 26, 2017 2:29 am
Lee County commissioner Billy Mathis says he is confident the proposed hospital is on track to be open in about 2 years, and that it's building costs will have no impact on taxpayers. &nb...